Captain Kellock To Lead The Warriors

Glasgow Warriors are pleased to announce that their captain for the forthcoming season will be Scotland lock Alastair Kellock.Kellock signed for the Warriors this summer and is looking forward to the challenge:a??Ita?'s going to be a great experience._Wea?"ve made some really good signings over the summer and wea?"re all hoping to compete well next season._Wea?"re all focussing on the future and doing our best for Glasgow._Ia?"m very keen that we focus on Glasgow itself a?" the players supporting the city and the city supporting the players._We will be doing our very best and I would appeal to the public in Glasgow to get behind us._Ia?"m really looking forward to first outing with the team at Sundaya?'s Touch Tournament at Whitecraigs and hope a lot of folk come along, meet the team and support the club for the start of the new season.a?? Warriors head coach Sean Lineen said: a??Alastair is a very ambitious person. I have been very impressed by how he has conducted himself in pre season and have no doubt that he will have the full support of all the players and management. He is a talented rugby player who wants to see Glasgow do well and for every player to have pride in the jersey._Leadership was identified as an area we can strengthen through the team and I am delighted with the growing number of leaders we have.a??The Warriors are currently taking part in a pre-season training camp on the West coast at sportscotlanda?'s National Centre at Inverclyde._The impressive multi-sport venue provides state of the art equipment and facilities for the team with the added bonus of being able to stay in the on-site accommodation. As well as fitness and skills sessions, the players will also be taking part in team-building tasks in preparation for the new season. GLASGOW WARRIORS SQUAD 2006-07:PROPS: Stuart Corsar, Eric Milligan, Euan Murray, Ben Prescott, Kevin Tkachuk, Justin Vaa?"aHOOKERS: Scott Lawson, Fergus ThomsonLOCKS: James Eddie, Alastair Kellock, Andy Newman, Dan TurnerBACK ROW: John Barclay, John Beattie, Donnie Macfadyen, Jon Petrie, Steve Swindall, Andrew WilsonSCRUM HALVES: Graeme Beveridge, Sam PinderSTAND OFFS: Colin Gregor, Dan ParksCENTRES: Scott Barrow, Andrew Henderson, Graeme Morrison, Hefin O'HareWINGERS/FULLBACKS: Thom Evans, Rory Lamont, Francisco Leonelli, Sean Marsden, Mike Roberts, Colin ShawApprentice players will be announced at a later date.The inaugural Glasgow Warriors Club Touch Tournament will take place on Sunday 30 July at Whitecraigs RFC, Newton Mearns, Glasgow from 12noon._Thirty two clubs from as far as Oban and Annan will be taking part and there will be fun activities throughout the day for all the family including a chance to see the Calcutta Cup._Entry and parking is free._ALASTAIR KELLOCKLock._Born 14.6.81 in Bishopbriggs. Height: 6ft 8in (2.05m)._Weight: 18st (115kg). School a?" Bishopbriggs High. Alastair David Kellock made his first 6 Nations start in Scotlanda?'s victory over the French at Murrayfield in February 2006._He made his senior Scotland debut in the non-cap tour game against Queensland Reds on the 2004 summer tour of Australia and followed that by coming on as a replacement in the games against New South Wales Country and New South Wales Waratahs._He went on to gain his first cap in the opening match against Australia at Murrayfield in the 2004 Abbey Autumn Tests, coming on as a replacement and repeated that pattern as he won his second cap against Romania in the summer of 2005._He has twice toured New Zealand on representative duty. On the first occasion, in 1999, he was part of the Scottish Youth tour, while his second trip was with the Glasgow Thistles in 2000. Kellock has represented Scotland at under-19 and under-21 levels and remains attached to the Scottish Institute of Sport. He played his club rugby initially with Allan Glena?'s before moving to Stirling County from where he was awarded his professional contract with Edinburgh._In the summer of 2006, Kellock joined Glasgow Warriors from Edinburgh Gunners.International record: 11 caps._2004 a?" A(rep)._2005 a?" R(rep) Arg(rep) Sam(rep) NZ(rep)._2006 a?" F W E It(rep) SA1 (rep), SA2.Glasgow Warriors are pleased to announce that their captain for the forthcoming season will be Scotland lock Alastair Kellock.Kellock signed for the Warriors this summer and is looking forward to the challenge:a??Ita?'s going to be a great experience._Wea?"ve made some really good signings over the summer and wea?"re all hoping to compete well next season._Wea?"re all focussing on the future and doing our best for Glasgow._Ia?"m very keen that we focus on Glasgow itself a?" the players supporting the city and the city supporting the players._We will be doing our very best and I would appeal to the public in Glasgow to get behind us._Ia?"m really looking forward to first outing with the team at Sundaya?'s Touch Tournament at Whitecraigs and hope a lot of folk come along, meet the team and support the club for the start of the new season.a?? Warriors head coach Sean Lineen said: a??Alastair is a very ambitious person. I have been very impressed by how he has conducted himself in pre season and have no doubt that he will have the full support of all the players and management. He is a talented rugby player who wants to see Glasgow do well and for every player to have pride in the jersey._Leadership was identified as an area we can strengthen through the team and I am delighted with the growing number of leaders we have.a??The Warriors are currently taking part in a pre-season training camp on the West coast at sportscotlanda?'s National Centre at Inverclyde._The impressive multi-sport venue provides state of the art equipment and facilities for the team with the added bonus of being able to stay in the on-site accommodation. As well as fitness and skills sessions, the players will also be taking part in team-building tasks in preparation for the new season. GLASGOW WARRIORS SQUAD 2006-07:PROPS: Stuart Corsar, Eric Milligan, Euan Murray, Ben Prescott, Kevin Tkachuk, Justin Vaa?"aHOOKERS: Scott Lawson, Fergus ThomsonLOCKS: James Eddie, Alastair Kellock, Andy Newman, Dan TurnerBACK ROW: John Barclay, John Beattie, Donnie Macfadyen, Jon Petrie, Steve Swindall, Andrew WilsonSCRUM HALVES: Graeme Beveridge, Sam PinderSTAND OFFS: Colin Gregor, Dan ParksCENTRES: Scott Barrow, Andrew Henderson, Graeme Morrison, Hefin O'HareWINGERS/FULLBACKS: Thom Evans, Rory Lamont, Francisco Leonelli, Sean Marsden, Mike Roberts, Colin ShawApprentice players will be announced at a later date.The inaugural Glasgow Warriors Club Touch Tournament will take place on Sunday 30 July at Whitecraigs RFC, Newton Mearns, Glasgow from 12noon._Thirty two clubs from as far as Oban and Annan will be taking part and there will be fun activities throughout the day for all the family including a chance to see the Calcutta Cup._Entry and parking is free._ALASTAIR KELLOCKLock._Born 14.6.81 in Bishopbriggs. Height: 6ft 8in (2.05m)._Weight: 18st (115kg). School a?" Bishopbriggs High. Alastair David Kellock made his first 6 Nations start in Scotlanda?'s victory over the French at Murrayfield in February 2006._He made his senior Scotland debut in the non-cap tour game against Queensland Reds on the 2004 summer tour of Australia and followed that by coming on as a replacement in the games against New South Wales Country and New South Wales Waratahs._He went on to gain his first cap in the opening match against Australia at Murrayfield in the 2004 Abbey Autumn Tests, coming on as a replacement and repeated that pattern as he won his second cap against Romania in the summer of 2005._He has twice toured New Zealand on representative duty. On the first occasion, in 1999, he was part of the Scottish Youth tour, while his second trip was with the Glasgow Thistles in 2000. Kellock has represented Scotland at under-19 and under-21 levels and remains attached to the Scottish Institute of Sport. He played his club rugby initially with Allan Glena?'s before moving to Stirling County from where he was awarded his professional contract with Edinburgh._In the summer of 2006, Kellock joined Glasgow Warriors from Edinburgh Gunners.International record: 11 caps._2004 a?" A(rep)._2005 a?" R(rep) Arg(rep) Sam(rep) NZ(rep)._2006 a?" F W E It(rep) SA1 (rep), SA2.